PsychologyPSYC 139L Illusions

Illusions arise when our perception differs from reality. In this course, students investigate the mechanisms of visual, auditory, and proprioceptive illusions as an approach to understand the capacities and limitations of our perceptual system. Satisfies the senior seminar requirement. Satisfies the senior comprehensive requirement.


Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100, and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to senior psychology and cognitive science majors.



Quarter offered

Winter, Spring


Nicolas Davidenko, Bryan Holbrook